Lou Hattersley

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Lou is a former Editor of Macworld and an Apple specialist, publishing books on everything from the Mac operating system to the iPad and iPhone.

Articles by Lou Hattersley

Turn on Yosemite’s Dark Mode

Turn on Yosemite’s Dark Mode

Discover Mac OS X Yosemite’s new Dark Mode. How to turn Apple’s new Dark Mode on, and what Dark Mode can do for you

Discover Mac OS X Yosemite’s new Dark Mode. How to turn Apple’s new Dark Mode on, and what Dark Mode can do for you

17 Oct 14

The best Mac for video editing

The best Mac for video editing

Which Mac should you buy to edit video? We look at the best Apple Mac computers, hardware and software to get for digital movie-makers

Which Mac should you buy to edit video? We look at the best Apple Mac computers, hardware and software to get for digital movie-makers

10 Oct 14

How to use Touch ID finger scanning

How to use Touch ID finger scanning

The best way to set up Touch ID on an iPhone to get accurate finger scanning instead of having to enter passwords.

The best way to set up Touch ID on an iPhone to get accurate finger scanning instead of having to enter passwords.

09 Oct 14

How to send a group email on an iPhone or iPad

How to send a group email on an iPhone or iPad

If you miss the ability to send group emails on an iPhone, don't worry: this hack shows you how to add group messages to iOS Mail

If you miss the ability to send group emails on an iPhone, don't worry: this hack shows you how to add group messages to iOS Mail

09 Oct 14

Best apps that use Touch ID: The 8 best fingerprint-scanning iPhone apps

The best iOS apps that use Touch ID

Get more from your iPhone with these apps that use the Touch ID fingerprint scanner

Get more from your iPhone with these apps that use the Touch ID fingerprint scanner

09 Oct 14

24 weirdest iPhone cases: Funny, strange and peculiar iPhone case designs

The 24 weirdest iPhone cases ever

From baby hands and food to neck braces and stun guns, these are the weirdest iPhone cases out there

From baby hands and food to neck braces and stun guns, these are the weirdest iPhone cases out there

08 Oct 14

Make a bootable Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite install drive

Make a bootable Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite install drive

Turn a USB stick into a Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite installation drive. Install Mac OS X without having to download the install files from the internet.

Turn a USB stick into a Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite installation drive. Install Mac OS X without having to download the install files from the internet.

08 Oct 14

Get the best deal when buying a new Mac

Get the best deal when buying a new Mac

Your guide to getting a low price, or the best deal, with a new Apple Mac.

Your guide to getting a low price, or the best deal, with a new Apple Mac.

08 Oct 14

Buying advice: Best Mac for graphic design

Buying advice: Best Mac for graphic design

Which Mac should you buy as a graphic designer? Our Mac buying advice outlines the best Apple computers for various types of creative design work

Which Mac should you buy as a graphic designer? Our Mac buying advice outlines the best Apple computers for various types of creative design work

07 Oct 14

Why you should upgrade to 4G for your iPhone

Why you should upgrade to 4G for your iPhone

Thinking about signing up for superfast mobile broadband on your iPhone? We test 4G in the UK to find out how much it will improve your browsing experience

Thinking about signing up for superfast mobile broadband on your iPhone? We test 4G in the UK to find out how much it will improve your browsing experience

07 Oct 14

How to set up the best privacy settings in iOS 8

How to set up the best privacy settings in iOS 8

Set up iOS 8 to keep your personal information private. Our guide to how Apple keeps your privacy secure contains everything you need to know

Set up iOS 8 to keep your personal information private. Our guide to how Apple keeps your privacy secure contains everything you need to know

06 Oct 14

The best iOS 8 widgets & extensions to install on your iPhone or iPad

The best iOS 8 widgets & extensions

Expand your iOS 8 horizons with this guide to the best widgets & extensions for Apple devices

Expand your iOS 8 horizons with this guide to the best widgets & extensions for Apple devices

06 Oct 14

Using extensions in iOS 8

Using extensions in iOS 8

Pack iOS 8 with new features using extensions and widgets

Pack iOS 8 with new features using extensions and widgets

03 Oct 14

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